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Sparks Auctions Sale - 25
Public Auction -
September 26-27, 2017
Welcome to another very exciting Sparks Auctions sale. Our 25th sale again
surpasses all previous by the variety offered and by the total value. As
always, we try to offer something for every collecting interests, as well
as budget. We continue to offer live internet bidding, and we maintain a
competitive buyer's fee of only 15%.
The highlight of this sale is by far a selection of gems from the Outaouais
collection beginning with a very fine mint #1, #2, and an exceptional mint
#3. Sparks Auctions is honoured to have such a rare opportunity to offer
this selection of choice items.
These are followed by other early choice Canada, including a rare block of
eight of the 12d with vertical specimen overprint plus a pair of 12d with
diagonal specimen overprint as well as mint #4, #5 and many others. The
strong Canada section continues, and ends with choice modern errors and
varieties. Canadian Revenue collectors will enjoy our several lots of rare
Canadian Pacific Railways Telegraph and Bell Telephone Company booklets.
Our worldwide section is highlighted by a lovely mint collection of Great
Britain, with many outstanding items, many British Commonwealth never
hinged SPECIMEN perforated sets, and more.
Our popular worldwide lots and collections section is, as usual chock full
of single country collections, a lovely collection of used British
Commonwealth, part one of an extensive worldwide collection formed by Dr.
Dubé, plus several more worldwide collections, including the O'Meara old
time collection in Scott Specialty albums.
Just under 400 lots of Postal History, with several lots of quality dealer
stock, some early US covers plus many Canadian postmark lots including:
- a collection of New Brunswick town cancels
- the Jim Miller collection of Orb cancellations
- the Murray Marchant collection of 2-ring numeral cancellations
- many lots of fancy cancellations
We look forward to your participation, and please contact us should you
have material to sell in one of our future auctions.
Session 1, Canada & BNA (Lots 1-273) -- Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Session 2, British Commonwealth& Worldwide (Lots 301-416) -- Tuesday,
September 26th, 2017 1:00pm EDT
Session 3, Postal History (Lots 501-926) -- Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
2:00pm EDT (immediately following Session 2)
Session 4, Lots & Collections (Lots 1001-1428) -- Wednesday, September
27th, 2017 10:00am EDT